How to make your own DIY Baby Nest

This baby nest turned out too cute not to be shared! So here it is – A very easy DIY sewing tutorial so you can make your own cozy and comfy baby nest. It has a removable and washable mattres and also a safety cover for the string. I hope you’ll have fun doing this DIY and I am looking forward to seeing your creations. So don’t forget to tag me on instagram (bianca.jessica) or send me a dm!

What you’ll need:

  • 2 to 3 different patterns of cotton fabric (aprox. 1m each)
  • Fabric Scissors
  • aprox. 1 m Wadding
  • Pillow Stuffing (or rolled wadding)
  • 3m Cotton Cord
  • 3m Bias Binding
  • 1 Cord Stopper
  • 20-30 cm Velcro
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • A Pencil or Tailor’s Chalk
  • Sewing Machine

The Pattern:

  • don’t forget to leave 1,5 cm seam allowance when cutting out your fabric
  • round up the bottom side so that the edges won’t stick out when the baby nest is closed

Please watch the video for step by step instructions.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Find more DIYs on my Youtube Channel and Instagram. Feel free to share your creation with me by sending me a picture . I can also feature you in my IG Highlights  🙂


Here are a few of my other DIYs:


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